Solved! Can a PC get virus/malware from an Android Phone?

Jul 25, 2018
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I just plugged my laggy Android smartphone to my Brand new computer via a USB cable. Can it affect my PC with Virus/Malware etc because the autorun detected the phone as soon as I plugged in?
 
Technically, it is possible. For example, you could have an infected download that could infect your PC once transferred. Are you running any anti-virus app on your phone? Also, what anti-virus app are you using on your PC?
 
Technically, it is possible. For example, you could have an infected download that could infect your PC once transferred. Are you running any anti-virus app on your phone? Also, what anti-virus app are you using on your PC?
 
Jul 25, 2018
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Well I had no anti-viruses. I am now downloading Bitdefender 2019 plus 30 day free trial to run a full system scan after the incident.
 
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